A burning smell may develop due to an oil leak form one or both valve cover gaskets. Resealing the valve cover will generally correct this concern. However, the valve covers should be inspected and replaced if damaged.
Average mileage: 70,511 (34,534–112,000)
Engine affected: 5.7L V8
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1996 Chevrolet Impala SS - 5.7L V8 65,000 mi,
Valve cover gasket leak. Replaced after re-torque failed to stop leak.
1996 Chevrolet Impala SS - 5.7L V8 112,000 mi,
There is a burning smell not yet determine where from
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